What’s on - January 4 2013

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St Bartholomew’s Church (01273) 709709: Sussex Chorus, New Year Afternoon Concert, 3pm Jan 5.



Latest MusicBar, 14-17 Manchester Street (01273) 687171: DigiTune Presents, 8pm Jan 7; Action for Happiness, 8pm Jan 8; Catalyst Club, 8pm Jan 10.


Con Club, 139 High Street (01273) 473076: The Others, Jan 4; Ray Owen, Jan 6.

Elephant & Castle: Lewes Saturday Folk Club – Wassail Night, Jan 5.

The Royal Oak, Station Street: Folk at The Royal Oak – Pete Morton, 8pm Jan 10.


Royal British Legion, Claremont Road: Seaford Folk Club – Singers and Musicians, 7.45pm Jan 4.



The Iron Duke pub and hotel: The Trials of Harvey Matusow, 8pm Jan 10/11.

Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street 0845 293 8480: Arthur’s Dream Boat, 11am/2pm Until Jan 6 (no shows Dec 25/26 and Jan 1).

Theatre Royal 08448 717 650: Quartermaine’s Terms, 7.45pm Jan 8-12 (Thurs/Sat mat 2.30pm).


White Rock Theatre (01424) 462288: Fanny in Stilettos, 8pm Jan 5.


Assembly Hall Theatre (01892) 530613/532072: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, until Jan 6.


NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at 23 East Street, Lewes, Jan 4. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

TALK: Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society, Illustrated talk, Friday, January 4, by David Aubrey Jones, on ‘Minerals of Devon’. 7.30pm for 8pm, at Redwood Centre, Clair Hall, Haywards Heath. Mineral of the month – Wavellite. Contact: 01444 483041. Visit www.smls.org.uk .

CHILDREN’S Centre, YMCA, Lewes: Every Friday 10am-noon Bumps and Babies Drop-in group. Meet other parents, soft flooring and toys for babies. More info lewesparentssupport@nct.org.uk 08442436187.

FREEMASONS, 38-39 Western Road, Hove: Alta, 9pm-2am Fridays


NORMAN Baker MP Surgery at Seaford Town Council Offices, 37 Church Street, Seaford, Jan 5. By appointment only, please call 01273 480281.

WEDDING Spectacular at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne (01323) 412000, 10am-5pm Jan 5, 10am-4.30pm Jan 6.

PEVENSEY: Castle Car Park: The Pevensey Ghost Walk with Robert Stevens Bassett, every Saturday, 7.30pm.

PAINTING: Hesketh Potteries, Lewes: Painting on Pots, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Adults and children welcome. Call Chris 01273 487150 or just pop in.


BEACHY Head Ramblers walks, short walk, 7 miles with Jill H 01323 845584. Meet East Dean village car park, 10am Jan 6; Or Firle Beacon, Bishopstone, Bo Peep Circuit, 11 miles with Marilyn and Malcolm 01323 762457. Meet at Firle Beacon car park, 10am Jan 6.

JAZZ Lunch at The Hawth Theatre, Crawley. From 12pm to 2.30pm. Box Office: 01293 553636. Advance booking essential. £18.95.


LEWES Riverside Club talk, Lewes Through Time by Bob Cairns, 2pm at St Thomas Church Hall, Cliffe, Lewes Jan 7.

HOVE: Salvation Army Hall, Conway Street: Brighton Welsh Male Voice Choir meet, 7.30-9.30pm Mondays.For moreinformation call 01273 323733 or visit them online at www.brightonwelshmalevoicechoir.co.uk.

DRUMMING: AllSaints Centre (small hall), Lewes: Drum Unity – Community drum circle, kids and parents 7pm-7.30pm, adults only 7.45pm-8.30pm Mondays; Pre-school drum group, 9.30am under 3s, 10.10am 3-5yrs, Mondays. Tel: 07845 244692 email infor@drumunity.co.uk


SEAFORD Lecture and Literary Club talk, Ditty Box – Naval Yarns by Roger Paine, 7.30pm in St Leonard’s Church Hall, Seaford, Jan 8.

PANTO: Cinderella by The Weald Theatre Group, Clair Hall, Haywards Heath. From Tuesday, January 8, to Saturday, January 12. Week days 7pm, Saturday 12noon and 5 pm.

Box Office: Clair Hall 01444 455440. Visit www.wealdtheatre.co.uk.SINGING: St Paul’s Catholic College, Jane Murray Way: The Sussex Harmonisers, male Barbershop chorus, rehearse every Tuesday 7.30–10.15pm. If you like to sing, you’ll find it fun to sing with us and you don’t have to be able to read music. New voices (Baritones and Tenors especially) are always welcome so just come along and see what goes on; ring Brian Beglin on 01273 553102 for more details; or take a look at our website, www.sussexharmonisers.org.uk.

KURLERS Downs Leisure Centre, Sutton Road, Seaford: Seaford Kurlers, every Tues 2-4pm, £2.50 per session. New age kurling is a fun game for everyone and all levels of abilities, played indoors on a Badminton court. Details from June Wood 01323 895376.

ZUMBA: Mercread Youth Club, Seaford: Zumba, Tues/Thurs 10-11am. Louise 07786 425758.

CONCERTINAS: Elephant and Castle (upstairs), Lewes: Concertinas Anonymous, informal sessions for concertina players, 8pm second Tues evening of the month. Admission free.

RINGMER: St Mary’s Room, Ringmer Village Hall: Lewes District Art Club meets 2-4pm every Tuesday for a varied programme of demonstrations and workshops. New members welcome. Phone 01273 812316.


BEACHY Head Ramblers, To Firle and Back, 11 miles with Marlyn and Malcolm 01323 762457. Meet at Arlington Reservoir lay-by, 10am Jan 9.

LEWES Footpaths Group walk, Withyham with Robert 474357. Meet at North Street car park, 9.30am Jan 9.

CAFE All Saints Arts Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes: Oyster project Drop In and Community Cafe, every Wednesday 11.30am-2.30pm. Home cooked hot lunch with veggie option, snacks.

PANTO: Cinderella by The Weald Theatre Group, Clair Hall, Haywards Heath. From Tuesday, January 8, to Saturday, January 12. Week days 7pm, Saturday 12noon and 5 pm.

Box Office: Clair Hall 01444 455440. Visit www.wealdtheatre.co.uk.

SUSSEX Family History Group meeting, AGM and The Development of Aldrington by Valerie Mainstone, 7.30pm Jan 9 at Ventnor Hall, Blatchngton Road, Hove.

UCKFIELD Decorative and Fine Arts Society talk, Organic Gem Materials in the Decorative Arts by Maggie Campbell Pedersen at Uckfield Civic Centre, 2.30pm Jan 9.

HAILSHAM: Summerheath Hall, Summerheath Road: Old Time Dancing, Wednesdays 7.30-10pm, £2 per evening incl refreshments. Details from Edna 01323 847506 or Dave 500180.

UCKFIELD: Foresters’ Hall, Harcourt Road: Uckfield Community Orchestra is an orchestra for ages 8 to 88 that would love to meet new members of any ability. We meet weekly during term-time on Wednesday 6.15-8pm. If you play an orchestral instrument, especially strings, do come along, or call Sundari on 01342 823099. You can also view our web-site: www.uckfield-community-orchestra.co.uk


POLEGATE Ramblers, Pevensey Levels, 4.5 miles with Rita 488553; Or River Ouse with Tea, 9.5 miles with Barbara 504908. Meet at Wannock Road Recreation Ground, Polegate, 9.30am Jan 10. Or a leisurely walk, Lovely Walk on A Good Day, 2-3 miles with Yvonne 486067, meet at Eastbourne at 10am for No 12 bus to Gayles Farm.

PANTO: Cinderella by The Weald Theatre Group, Clair Hall, Haywards Heath. From Tuesday, January 8, to Saturday, January 12. Week days 7pm, Saturday 12noon and 5 pm.

Box Office: Clair Hall 01444 455440. Visit www.wealdtheatre.co.uk.



Brighton Museum and Art Gallery: Shoot the Wrx: Filmmaker and Artist Jeff Keen, until Feb 25.

ONCA Gallery, 14 St George’s Place (info@onca.org.uk): Ghosts of Gone Birds, ongoing. Free admision.


The Hawth Theatre foyer (01293) 553636: Ania Gutek and Patricia Rowland, Jan 4-25.


Under Ground Theatre, Grove Road: Andrew Forrest Art Exhibition, open 10am-4pm Fri/Sat, Jan 4-26


The Ashdown Forest Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row: Ashdown Forest – A Portrait in Watercolour by Oliver Pyle, weekends only 11am to 5pm (or dusk), until the end of March 2013.